Articles & News Tagged “Wetpixel Live”
Wetpixel Live: ISO Guide for Underwater Photographers
Traditionally, photography textbooks concentrated on aperture and shutter speed as being the most important ways to control exposure. Modern digital cameras offer another option, namely ISO. For underwater photographers, often shooting in quite low light levels and trying to balance flash and natural light, ISO offers an excellent tool to help control the way we capture light underwater. Adam and Alex discuss the newer camera technology that allows this and how they use it when shooting.
Wetpixel Live Celebrates 150 Episodes
Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon and regular contributor Alex Mustard are happy to announce another milestone anniversary, with 150 episodes now available via the Wetpixel Live Channel. Heartfelt thanks to those that have joined us, our fantastic sponsors (currently Aquatica, Backscatter, Ikelite, Inon, Lembeh Resort, and Seacam), and to all our subscribers and viewers. Free to view on the YouTube Channel, they are also available to purchase and download.
Wetpixel Live: Practicing Underwater Photography
Alex writes in his book: “Even if you only get to shoot for a couple of weeks each year, you remain an underwater photographer for the other 50 weeks.” In this episode of Wetpixel Live, he and Adam look at some practical ideas that will allow photographers to practice their skills when they can’t actually dive.
Wetpixel Live: Muck Photography Primer
Muck diving is a genre of diving in areas where the fascinating inhabitants live in areas that are not especially beautiful or photogenic. Alex and Adam chat about it and outline the techniques and equipment that are needed to photograph amazing creatures in less than perfect environments
Wetpixel Live: Photographing Manatees and Dugongs
Wetpixel Live: Exposure Modes for Underwater Photographers
Wetpixel Live: Downsizing Underwater Imaging Systems
There tends to be an inevitable focus on upgrading or getting additional performance from underwater camera systems. However, these improvements come at the expense of similar or additional weight and bulk. Alex and Adam discuss what to consider and the best options when you are seeking to reduce your camera gear’s footprint.
Wetpixel Live: Dive Planning for UW Photographers
Wetpixel Live: Creating Memorable Wreck Images
A common subject for many underwater photographers is shipwrecks. Often fascinating to a lot of people and hence popular, these often present unique photographic challenges, due to their size and position. Alex and Adam discuss lens choices, lighting, and techniques that can help create stunning images.